Jobs an increase in population in the southern state

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jobs. An increase in population in the southern state shifts the supply curve to the right. This leads to an increase in the quantity of labor there and a decrease in the equilibrium wage. Which of the following groups are worse off as a result of the union action in the northern state? Check all that apply. <RXU $QVZHU 'HPDQG 6XSSO\ :$*( /$%25 'HPDQG 6 ² 6 ³ &RUUHFW $QVZHU The original workers in the southern state Workers in the northern state employed at the union wage Workers who find new jobs in the southern state Employers in the northern state
Explanation: The only group that benefits from the union­negotiated wage of $12.50 is the union workers in the northern state who retain their jobs after the wage increase. Because the quantity of workers willing to supply labor is greater than the quantity of labor firms are willing to hire at the union wage, some workers in the northern state will lose their jobs. As some of these workers move to the
southern state to find jobs, this puts downward pressure on southern wages, making both the original southern workers and the workers who came from the North worse off. The employers in the northern state are also made worse off as they now have to pay higher wages and have fewer employees.

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